Executive Committee

Jan Pirozzolo-Mellowes, Board Chair & President | Foley & Lardner, LLP
Amy Schmidt Jones, Immediate Past Board Chair & President | Sensient Technologies Corp.
Cheryl Carron, Chair, Nominating & Governance & Chair Elect | JLL
Christine Culver, Treasurer, Finance Chair
Sarah Thomas Pagels, Secretary | Laffey, Leitner, and Goode LLC
Jennifer Abele, Community Engagement Co-Chair | VC 414
Donna Baumgartner
Jane Bell, Marketing & Development Co-Chair
Sarah Damsgaard, School & Academy Chair | The Invictus Collective
John Rumpf, Marketing & Development Co-Chair | Robert W. Baird & Co.
Denise Thomas, Community Engagement Co-Chair | The Effective Communication Coach, LLP

Directors at Large

Mary Chuy
Sarah Wright Kimball | Kimball Communications
Suzanne Martens, MD | St. Nicholas Hospital
Justin Mortara | Mortara Group
Kelly Noyes | von Briesen & Roper
Jill Pelisek | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
William Raasch, MD | Froedtert and Medical College Sports Medicine Institute

Neil Riegelman | BMO Harris Bank
Linda Wade | Above the Clouds


Michael Pink, Artistic Director
Tai Pauls, Managing Director & Chief Advancement Officer

Honorary Directors

Nana Allis*
Audrey Baird*
Roberta Boorse*
Barbara Brumder*
Robert Eiseman*
Mariette Orth*
Jodi Peck
Joan and Jack* Stein
Mary Trainer

General Counsel

Linda Benfield | Foley & Lardner, LLP

Founder, Milwaukee Ballet

Roberta Boorse*


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